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Twitter flooded with Vladimir Putin fraud claims

“…within hours of polls opening, Twitter and other social media were flooded with reports of fraud and vote rigging. Golos, Russia’s leading elections watchdog, said it received numerous reports of “carousel voting,” a ploy used during the disputed parliamentary poll in December in which groups of people vote at several different polling stations using the same […]

How Russians Are Tracking Elections on Social Media

What stands out as some of the most useful social media tools to drive the Russian protests? This article features YouTube and Twitter prominently as mobilizing the Russian opposition against election fraud. “’These elections are for the first time taking place in a real situation of parallel information flows – the official one and the […]